Studies of the end results of particular health care practices and interventions, including effects that subjects experience and care about, such as change in the ability to function. For subjects with chronic conditions, where a cure is not always possible, end results may include quality of life measures, mortality (death), or morbidity [...]
Drugs available for purchase without a physician’s prescription.
A designation of the FDA to indicate a therapy developed to treat a rare disease (one which afflicts a U.S. population of less than 200,000 people). Because there are few financial incentives for drug companies to develop therapies for diseases that afflict so few people, the U.S. government offers additional [...]
A study in which doctors and participants know which medicine or vaccine is being administered,
The medical science relating to the development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tumors.
A gene that plays a role in the development of cancer.
Short nucleic acid chains composed of at most a few dozen building blocks (nucleotides).
The unauthorized use of a drug for a purpose other than that approved of by a regulatory body such as the FDA or EMA.